PLSI 2021 will be online

and a full-time commitment. The dates remain the same.

AILC seeks an experienced Administrative Manager

The American Indian Law Center, Inc. (AILC) seeks to hire an experienced Administrative Manager to support the AILC staff who oversees its grant-funded programs and activities, including but not limited to its very successful Pre-Law Summer Institute (PLSI).  The successful applicant for this challenging position will have excellent oral and written communication skills and a well-honed ability to handle details accurately and efficiently on a timely basis. The application is open until filled.

Please see the job description above for more information about the duties, responsibilities, and how to apply.

Duties and responsibilities:

    • Supports the preparation and facilitation of grant proposals,
    • Analyzes grant budgets for compliance with policies,
    • Determines, gathers, and analyzes data necessary to evaluate compliance issues,
    • Develops and maintains databases and systems,
    • Advises AILC on the application of grant funding policies, regulations, and procedures,
    • Researches funding opportunities for AILC’s activities and maintains related database,
    • and more.

To apply: For best consideration, email a cover letter and resume by March 30, 2021 to Daniel Ortega (, Staff Attorney, American Indian Law Center, Inc., with the subject line “Administrative Manager Application.”  The cover letter should describe (1) how your experience and qualifications match this job, and (2) your tribal affiliation (if applicable).  RESUMES WITHOUT A RESPONSIVE COVER LETTER WON’T BE REVIEWED OR CONSIDERED.  AILC will require semi-finalist applicants to submit proof of tribal membership (if applicable), proof of bachelor’s degree, and a writing sample. Please see the job description for more information.

Established in 1967, the American Indian Law Center, Inc. (AILC) is the oldest existing Indian-managed and Indian-operated legal and public policy organization in the country serving to strengthen, promote, and honor self-sustaining American Indian and Alaska Native communities through education, training, and leadership.

AILC’s mission is to provide training and technical assistance to tribes, tribal organizations, and tribal courts; legal and policy analysis on various issues important to tribal governments; and preparatory legal education to individuals. AILC accomplishes its mission by focusing on three main areas:

Over the years, the AILC has worked with officials from more than 20 states, hundreds of tribes and Native American organizations, and has trained thousands of professionals and paraprofessionals. As a result, AILC has a unique, in-depth knowledge about tribal institutions, including tribal courts and their place in tribal government, and about tribal, state, and federal relations.

AILC is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation.